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Mar-3 Tue
  5:30PM NB Potluck Dinner (Santa Rosa)
Join the North Bay RPCVs, hosted by Jo Anne (Burundi 1987-1989), for a potluck dinner in Santa Rosa. Whether you are recently returned, or returned 50 years ago, you are welcome. Come meet new pe...

  6:30PM Storytelling Workshop (San Francisco)
We all have stories to tell. That’s the Third Goal of Peace Corps, to share with people back home our experiences from overseas. Beyond Borders Storytelling is hosting a storytelling workshop to help...


Mar-10 Tue
  5:30PM South Bay Night at the Theater (Palo Alto)
Dinner 5:45pm at Indochine, 2710 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto Theater 7:30pm at Lucie Stern Theater, 1305 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto Play: The Lake Effect by Rajiv Joseph, RPCV Senegal About the A...

  7:00PM Explore the World As You Work (San Francisco)
International Careers: Explore the World As You Work Terry Vogt, Managing Director, Terra Global Capital Lisa Reinsberg, Executive Director, International Justice Resource Center Vaido Vald, Supe...

  7:00PM Salvadorian food & SA book (Berkeley)
Join us for a Salvadorian meal and discussion of South American (SA) book The Sound of Things Falling by Juan Gabriel Vasquez. Vasquez is not an RPCV writer but made the book group list for being we...


Mar-13 Fri
  6:00PM EB Hangout (Berkeley)
There will be a NorCal East Bay "Hangout" Friday, March 13th at The Albatross Pub in Berkeley from 6 pm to about 8 pm. Everyone is welcome, feel free to come with non-RPCV friends. Neighborhood din...


Mar-20 Fri
  7:00PM SF RPCV Social (San Francisco)
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Mar-24 Tue
  6:00PM Practice Storytelling Session (San Francisco)
Want to tell a story at the San Francisco Story Jam on April 21, but feeling a bit nervous? Never fear! Come on down for our Practice Storytelling Session. The practice jam is a casual, low-press...


Apr-3 Fri
  6:00PM MIIS Volunteer Story Jam (Monterey)
Former Peace Corps Volunteers True Stories Told on Stage without Notes or Scripts. Local former volunteers spill the beans on what life is really like in the 'Toughest Job You'll Ever Love' in a Moth...


Apr-11 Sat
  9:00AM Point Reyes Service Day (Olema)
Join NorCal and the National Parks Service in one of NorCal’s longest running traditions of service. This biannual event (April and October of every year) is one of our most popular service events wh...


Apr-14 Tue
  6:00PM Practice Storytelling Session (San Francisco)
Want to tell a story at the San Francisco Story Jam on April 21, but feeling a bit nervous? Never fear! Come on down for our Practice Storytelling Session. The practice jam is a casual, low-pres...

  7:00PM Book Club & RPCV Get-together (Oakland)
Join us for a meal and a discussion of the book Farewell Fred Voodoo by Amy Wilentz. The book is the Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography, this is a brilliant writer’s a...


Apr-17 Fri
  7:00PM SF RPCV Social (San Francisco)
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Apr-21 Tue
  7:30PM Lost in Translation Story Jam (San Francisco)
Join us for hilarious stories of communication faux pas with Beyond Borders Lost in Translation Story Jam. Doors open at 7:00pm with socializing till 7:30pm when the story jam begins. OPEN T...


Apr-25 Sat
  8:30AM Rebuilding Together Servce Day (Berkeley)
Details coming soon...


Apr-30 Thu
  6:30PM Volunteer Send Off Event (Berkeley)
Remember what it was like preparing to begin your service, nervous, excited, scared, impatient? NorCalPCA and Peace Corps are teaming up to host and Around the World send off with prospective and cu...


May-5 Tue
  6:30PM Storytelling Workshop (San Francisco)
Come to the workshop ready to share an experience. It doesn't have to be super polished, just bring it, an open mind, and some enthusiasm and we will have a good time. Our theme for this story s...


May-12 Tue
  7:00PM Book Club & RPCV Get-together (Berkeley)
Join us for a meal and a discussion of the book Strange Stones by Peter Hessler. Hessler is among our favorite RPCV writers. This book is "full of unforgettable figures and an unrelenting spirit of...


May-17 Sun
  12:00PM Post Bay to Breakers BBQ (San Francisco)
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May-26 Tue
  6:00PM Practice Storytelling Session (San Francisco)
Want to tell a story at the San Francisco Story Jam on June 16, but feeling a bit nervous? Never fear! Come on down for our Practice Storytelling Session. The practice jam is a casual, low-pres...


Jun-5 Fri
  7:00PM 2015 National Conference (Berkeley)
Details to be announced...


Jun-6 Sat
  7:00PM 2015 National Conference (Berkeley)
Details to be announced...


Jun-9 Tue
  6:00PM Practice Storytelling Session (San Francisco)
Want to tell a story at the San Francisco Story Jam on June 16, but feeling a bit nervous? Never fear! Come on down for our Practice Storytelling Session. The practice jam is a casual, low-pressur...

  6:30PM RPCV potluck & movie (Richmond)
Join us for an RPCV get together potluck dinner and movie The Song of Sparrows. The movie is an Iranian story. After Karim loses his job, he leaves his rural town and travels to Tehran where he is ...


Jun-16 Tue
  7:30PM Pandora’s Box Story Jam (San Francisco)
Join us for Beyond Borders Pandora's Box story jam where we'll explore the consequences of curiosity. Doors open at 7:00pm with socializing till 7:30pm when the story jam begins. OPEN TO THE ...


Jun-26 Fri
  7:00PM SF RPCV Social (San Francisco)
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Jul-7 Tue
  6:00PM Storytelling Workshop (San Francisco)
Come to the workshop ready to share an experience. It doesn't have to be super polished, just bring it, an open mind, and some enthusiasm and we will have a good time. Our theme for this story s...


Jul-28 Tue
  6:00PM Practice Storytelling Session (San Francisco)
Want to tell a story at the San Francisco Story Jam on August 18, but feeling a bit nervous? Never fear! Come on down for our Practice Storytelling Session. The practice jam is a casual, low-pres...


Aug-11 Tue
  6:00PM Practice Storytelling Session (San Francisco)
Want to tell a story at the San Francisco Story Jam on August 18, but feeling a bit nervous? Never fear! Come on down for our Practice Storytelling Session. The practice jam is a casual, low-pre...


Aug-15 Sat
  11:00AM Annual Luau BBQ ()
Details to Be Announced...


Aug-18 Tue
  7:30PM Don't Tell Mom Story Jam (San Francisco)
Join us for Beyond Borders Don't Tell Mom Story Jam where we explore why we do things we would never tell our mothers. Doors open at 7:00pm with socializing till 7:30pm when the story jam begins...


Sep-1 Tue
  6:00PM Storytelling Workshop (San Francisco)
Come to the workshop ready to share an experience. It doesn't have to be super polished, just bring it, an open mind, and some enthusiasm and we will have a good time. Our theme for this story...


Sep-19 Sat
  12:00PM Recently Returned Party/Grill (Berkeley)
Remember the shock of becoming a “Returned” Peace Corps Volunteer? The biggest adventure of your life coming to an end? Help the newest batch of “Returned” Peace Corps Volunteers make it through t...


Sep-22 Tue
  6:00PM Practice Storytelling Session (San Francisco)
Want to tell a story at the San Francisco Story Jam on October 20, but feeling a bit nervous? Never fear! Come on down for our Practice Storytelling Session. The practice jam is a casual, low-pre...


Oct-13 Tue
  6:00PM Practice Storytelling Session (San Francisco)
Want to tell a story at the San Francisco Story Jam on October 20, but feeling a bit nervous? Never fear! Come on down for our Practice Storytelling Session. The practice jam is a casual, low-pr...